Poetry Out Loud contest returns

Brooke Falk, Staff Writer

February 1, 2019

Poetry Out Loud, a spoken word poetry competition, is scheduled to take place this month in schools across America. The all-school contest is set to occur on Feb. 5 after school in the Glenbrook North library. English teachers from d...

No increase in denied club proposals

Sara Williams, News Editor

February 1, 2019

Last year, junior Maya Epstein was surprised to discover that she was not the only student at school who wanted to start a conservative politics club. She found that her brother and a multitude of his friends did as well. A...

Nontraditional sources grow in popularity

Karina Belotserkovskiy, News Editor

February 1, 2019

For news consumers of a previous generation, a morning routine may have included watching a local TV station or reading a newspaper at the table. A typical morning for senior Hannah Weiss involves opening her email inbox to read theSkimm, an online newsletter that sends its subscribers summarized st...

Food drive donations decrease by 44 percent

Sam Morgan, Copy Editor

February 1, 2019

As he gazed at stacked boxes of food and nonperishable goods, senior Lucky Deutsch completed a very successful Pack the Truck event alongside other class board members. The promising start to the 2018 food drive gave Deutsch ...

Monthly average number of car burglaries doubles

Shane Olson, Lydia Stumme-Berg, Opinions Editor, News Editor

February 1, 2019

The police knocked on junior Jaden Andrews’s front door on Nov. 13 at 3 a.m. They told his family there had been several stolen cars in their neighborhood and noticed the Andrews’s two-car garage was open, containing only one car. His family later discovered they were included ...

Proposed calendar changes prompt debate

Andreea Sabau, Executive News Editor

December 7, 2018


Students weigh in on superintendent search

Carly Uhlig, Lifestyle Editor

December 7, 2018


$927,000 granted to update classrooms

Lydia Stumme-Berg, News Editor

December 7, 2018

New flexible furniture learning spaces are set to be introduced to Glenbrook North and Glenbrook South students on Jan. 7, 2019. The district was granted $927,000 to renovate 32 of the district's classrooms. The rooms set to be renovated were sele...

More student parking passes sold than spots available

Ellie Prober, Executive Editor-at-Large

November 9, 2018

With incredible frustration, senior Elise Katsnelson abandoned her fruitless search for a spot in the athletic parking lot before school, turning instead to the other side of the building. She tried the science and tennis court parking lots, but the only remaining spaces were far from the school in the cages, ca...

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